Fall is the best time to plant most deciduous (leafy) trees. It gives them a head start on spring growth while they concentrate on building a healthy root system over the winter.
As long as the soil is workable, trees can be planted, and in most lower-altitude Colorado locations that means planting time extends well into late fall and even early winter before subsoil freezing becomes an issue.
With recent heavy snows and record low temperatures, it’s important to remember that misuse of chemical deicing compounds can cause serious damage to your trees and plants. And you might not know how much damage they’ve done until spring when grass, plants and trees are dead and walks and driveways are riddled with pits and cracks.
While the holiday season tends to focus on indoor activities, there are several things to do outdoors, too. From making your home attractive and welcoming to visitors and passers-by to getting a head start on spring, here are some things to consider.
1 2 3 > Last ›